The Parish of Royal Oak is a growing Anglican community. The Church has been at its current site since the mid 1980’s after being shifted to make way for the expansion of the Royal Oak Shopping Mall. In 2004 the Parish celebrated its 80th anniversary.
The Church of St John the Evangelist is located at 6 Chandler Avenue, Royal Oak (Chandler Avenue runs off Manukau Rd beside the Royal Oak Shopping Mall). The premises include the Church, the Parish Centre, the Parish Offices and Car Parking. The facilities are available for hire, however are well utilised due to the modern design and appointments. An answer-phone is available to leave messages if the office is closed, and this is complete with emergency and after hours contact numbers.